The Alberta Foundation for the Arts is guided by Bylaws_ for matters of procedure and transaction of business. The Bylaws are subject to provisions of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Act.
Mandate and Roles
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Act establishes the AFA board and members as a provincial corporation, describes their responsibilities and accountabilities, and mandates the board to support and contribute to the development of, and to promote the arts in Alberta, and to collect, preserve and display works of art by Alberta artists.
The roles of and relationships between members of the AFA Board of Directors, the Minister, and designated department representatives are clearly defined in their work to fulfill the AFA mandate.
An overview description of the Alberta Foundation of the Arts mandate and roles _ can be found here.
The AFA uses a Comptency Matrix, which describes the requisite skills, experience and attributes to assess candidates for the AFA Board of Directors during the recruiting process.
Board Code of Conduct
The AFA Board of Directors operate under a Code of Conduct _ that reflects a commitment to the AFA's values and provides a framework to guide ethical conduct in a way that upholds the integrity and reputation of the agency.
Board Compensation Disclosure
Alberta public sector bodies are now required to post online the names and compensation paid to all Board members.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts develops a three-year Strategic Plan _ and will refresh it on an annual basis within the context of the Ministry Business Plan for the funding of programs for the development of the arts in Alberta.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts 2014-15 financial statements_ are available here.
The Alberta Foundation for the Arts 2014-15 Annual Report _ is available here. Click here for previous years' reports.